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Violation Tracker Industries Ranked by Penalty Totals

Note: the totals here are derived only from entries matched to parent companies. They are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities.

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Rank Major Industry Total Penaltiessort icon Number of Records
1 financial services $231,211,094,230 2,107
2 oil and gas $41,215,880,797 5,641
3 pharmaceuticals $32,577,428,239 459
4 motor vehicles $28,344,950,401 642
5 utilities and power generation $16,070,085,556 1,825
6 healthcare services $12,643,662,971 1,178
7 telecommunications $10,550,141,950 691
8 information technology $5,738,935,856 239
9 diversified $5,712,521,258 5,272
10 retailing $5,518,569,672 2,991
11 chemicals $4,582,899,926 3,859
12 electrical and electronic equipment $4,151,194,196 511
13 automotive parts $3,548,602,044 1,115
14 aerospace and military contracting $3,470,786,675 939
15 miscellaneous services $3,027,069,787 1,939
16 oilfield services and supplies $2,921,989,195 485
17 private equity (including portfolio companies) $2,487,935,801 1,952
18 construction and engineering $2,091,338,768 1,285
19 airlines $2,066,219,292 3,032
20 freight and logistics $2,044,607,261 1,494
21 medical equipment and supplies $1,877,290,778 225
22 wholesalers $1,808,130,028 709
23 business services $1,684,062,190 561
24 mining and minerals $1,525,850,878 16,141
25 metals $1,386,294,994 2,068
26 food products $1,190,710,794 2,806
27 entertainment $983,320,898 289
28 miscellaneous energy products and systems $983,188,415 550
29 pipelines $884,032,947 883
30 building materials $776,732,918 3,479
31 agribusiness $737,565,109 934
32 miscellaneous manufacturing $668,203,358 1,375
33 restaurants and foodservice $477,718,038 579
34 beverages $300,878,928 268
35 housewares and home furnishings $233,057,062 321
36 media $212,412,253 180
37 railroads $189,850,033 7,932
38 household and personal care products $181,234,194 215
39 industrial equipment $169,557,812 697
40 waste management and environmental services $166,371,553 739
41 paper and packaging $157,663,586 1,196
42 apparel $152,252,850 97
43 paints and coatings $144,937,393 129
44 heavy equipment $137,269,729 267
45 real estate $116,304,360 140
46 information services $64,129,631 8
47 industrial services $53,549,042 240
48 tobacco $41,655,708 31
49 hotels $38,551,589 241
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